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The Hobler

££ - £££, British,
Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
+44 1590 623944
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was taken to the Hobler with two young great friends. The Lunch was lovely and staff very friendly - my only comment would be the loud welcome by the dogs and sitting by your table while you are eating. Even had their dog bed...More

Thank Ivan F
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Ivan, I'm glad that you enjoyed the food. I'm sorry that the dogs sat next to you. A lot of people encourage them to their tables so they don't know when they are not wanted. If you had said we would have called them...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub after our long forest walk, the staff are great and the food and wine excellent, the chips were amazing, a really dog friendly pub with two great Labradors and a lovely springer with his new Christmas toy they come to greet you when...More

Thank Yvette B
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Yvette, We are glad that you loved the food and the wine and enjoyed the warm greeting from the dogs! Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Danny

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint little pub , food was good , service very good too, not too happy about the owners dogs sat at the foot of our table not begging though, but the barking every time the front door opens was annoying , all in all worth...More

Thank markoulli
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mark, I would like to apologies for the dogs they are encouraged by a lot of people and unfortunately they don't know when people aren't so keen on them. We pride ourselves on making everyone's experience the best it can be. A staff member...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

We visited for lunch. Dog friendly. Friendly and efficient service. Really enjoyed the food as on previous visits, and will visit again on future holidays.

Thank Indeana
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We were staying at the Spinney B&B and The Hobler Inn was recommended. Torch light stroll 200 metres along the verge. Open fire, two beautiful dogs and a welcoming atmosphere as the Christmas decorations were being put up. To top it all the food was...More

Thank Tracy D
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tracy, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Hobler and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming! can't wait to see you again soon! Kind regards, Danny and the team

Reviewed 25 November 2017

We came across this pub after a long walk, although we only drank here the overall ambience was spot on, very welcoming and friendly.

Thank Paul R
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul, Thank you for visiting the Hobler, I hope we can entice you back again for some homemade food from are varied menu to accompany a couple of drinks. Kind regards, Danny

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food very tasty and well presented and good customer friendly staff well recommended , a varied menu

Thank Cazzie1973
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited this pub when we were on the look for somewhere to eat for dinner. As soon as you walk in you immediately feel warm and welcome by the staff and two cheery dogs. We got there at an early time...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Dropped in on the off chance en route to the coast. What a lovely surprise. Tempted by a great menu, opted for the lamb shank with mash and veg. Freshly cooked to perfection ~ it was all piping hot and delicious. Friendly helpful staff and...More

Thank AngelaB2605
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi AngelaB2605, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Hobler. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Danny

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch with friends and were blown away with the quality of the food, relaxing atmosphere and friendly, accommodating staff. The two course lunch menu is great value. This place is well worth a visit !

Thank Sammy16jb
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Shahab H
17 December 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I think you'll find that the pub is actually in Boldre albeit along the main road.
Leah P
19 October 2016|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, We have a big garden where they can play =) Kind regards.
20 August 2015|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, It's allowed in bar area =) Kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623944
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